Leveson Inquiry: Cameron and Clegg work out response


The prime minister has just begun a meeting with his deputy, Nick Clegg, to discuss the findings of the Leveson report and how the government should respond.

I understand that it is hundreds of pages long and that officials have been seen carrying it around Downing Street in cardboard boxes.

As well as proposals for improved regulation of newspapers, I am told that it contains criticisms of the way the press, politicians and the police have behaved.

Labour leader Ed Miliband will not receive his copy of the report until tomorrow morning.

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  • rate this

    Comment number 59.


    "#57 Still evading the issue:

    I think I'm going to have to draw an 'adverse inference' from your maintaining a right to silence."

    Or alternatively you could read post 55 from me ....

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    Comment number 58.


    Still evading the issue:

    I said said 79% in favour. Are you claiming the guardian was lying when they said 79% of poll respondents in favour of independent regulator, empowered by law?

    I think I'm going to have to draw an 'adverse inference' from your maintaining a right to silence.

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    Comment number 57.

    37 & 52.jon112dk

    "I can only put you tories right ... Watch how I do it if you like, even tories can learn simple skills."

    Indeed, I was certainly interested enough in the points you made to look into them further for myself. So thanks for that. Unfortunately your statements, analysis and factual accuracy were poor, mainly because you hadn't looked into it properly yourself.

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    Comment number 56.

    labour made use of the SUN the BLUNKETT for home secterary headline to KILL a labour BAD news story. ANd then the infamous F4J LEO BLAIR kidnapp plot, when the SUN was in their pocket, ut since they switched side and labour lost they are trying to settle scores and neutor press freedoms , that the REAL Story here

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    Comment number 55.

    52. jon112dk

    "Are you claiming the Guardian lied? Are you saying there was not 79% of poll respondents in favour of independent regulation?"
    Yes. The Guardian have their own spin on it, and you are incorrect with your for/against type comments. 79% preferred this one of two different and very limited options available. This is not the same as what you are saying.


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